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Kevin Helms

A student of Austrian Economics, Kevin found Bitcoin in 2011 and has been an evangelist ever since. His interests lie in Bitcoin security, open-source systems, network effects and the intersection between economics and cryptography.

France Approves New Cryptocurrency Measures to Fight Anonymous Transactions
France Approves New Cryptocurrency Measures to Fight Anonymous Transactions
Authorities Shut Down Darknet Marketplace Sipulimarket, Seize Bitcoin
Authorities Shut Down Darknet Marketplace Sipulimarket, Seize Bitcoin
8 People Arrested in Argentina Linked to Onecoin Ponzi Scam
8 People Arrested in Argentina Linked to Onecoin Ponzi Scam
Crypto Founder Faces 10 Years in Prison Over Millions of Dollars in Exit Scam Without Paying Taxes
Crypto Founder Faces 10 Years in Prison Over Millions of Dollars in Exit Scam Without Paying Taxes
Morgan Stanley Strategist: Bitcoin Rising to Replace US Dollar as World's Reserve Currency
Morgan Stanley Strategist: Bitcoin Rising to Replace US Dollar as World's Reserve Currency
US Lawmakers Caution Against Regulations Restricting Use of Self-Hosted Crypto Wallets
US Lawmakers Caution Against Regulations Restricting Use of Self-Hosted Crypto Wallets
Major Insurer Massmutual Invests $100 Million in Bitcoin for Long-Term Value
Major Insurer Massmutual Invests $100 Million in Bitcoin for Long-Term Value
Twitch Director Shaan Puri Moves 25% of Net Worth Into Bitcoin to 'Front Run Wave of Institutional Capital'
Twitch Director Shaan Puri Moves 25% of Net Worth Into Bitcoin to 'Front Run Wave of Institutional Capital'
Founder of World's Largest Hedge Fund Ray Dalio Sees Bitcoin as Gold Alternative in Portfolios
Founder of World's Largest Hedge Fund Ray Dalio Sees Bitcoin as Gold Alternative in Portfolios
Southeast Asia's Largest Bank DBS Launches Full-Service Bitcoin Exchange
Southeast Asia's Largest Bank DBS Launches Full-Service Bitcoin Exchange
Spain's Second Largest Bank BBVA Launches Bitcoin Trading and Custody in Switzerland
Spain's Second Largest Bank BBVA Launches Bitcoin Trading and Custody in Switzerland
Indian Crypto Boom: New Traders Flood Exchanges — CEOs Reveal What's Driving Massive Growth
Indian Crypto Boom: New Traders Flood Exchanges — CEOs Reveal What's Driving Massive Growth
'Absolutely Inevitable': Standard Chartered Bank CEO Sees Widespread Cryptocurrency Adoption
'Absolutely Inevitable': Standard Chartered Bank CEO Sees Widespread Cryptocurrency Adoption
Citigroup Downgrades Microstrategy to 'Sell' Rating Over 'Aggressive' Bitcoin Purchases
Citigroup Downgrades Microstrategy to 'Sell' Rating Over 'Aggressive' Bitcoin Purchases
Venezuela Pays for Imports From Iran and Turkey With Bitcoin to Evade Sanctions
Venezuela Pays for Imports From Iran and Turkey With Bitcoin to Evade Sanctions
G7 Central Bankers Stress the Need to Regulate Cryptocurrencies at Latest Meeting
G7 Central Bankers Stress the Need to Regulate Cryptocurrencies at Latest Meeting
France Sentences BTC-e Crypto Exchange's Operator to 5 Years in Prison for Money Laundering
France Sentences BTC-e Crypto Exchange's Operator to 5 Years in Prison for Money Laundering
Bitcoin Darknet 'Silk Road' Movie Acquired by Lionsgate to Premiere in February
Bitcoin Darknet 'Silk Road' Movie Acquired by Lionsgate to Premiere in February
German Stock Exchange's Crypto Trading App Surpasses $1 Billion Volume This Year
German Stock Exchange's Crypto Trading App Surpasses $1 Billion Volume This Year
Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Ready to Put 5% of His Portfolio in SEC-Approved Bitcoin ETF
Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Ready to Put 5% of His Portfolio in SEC-Approved Bitcoin ETF
New Stimulus Proposals Gain Support While Lawmakers Push for Second Stimulus Checks to Help Americans
New Stimulus Proposals Gain Support While Lawmakers Push for Second Stimulus Checks to Help Americans
China Airdrops Digital Yuan Worth $3 Million — 10,000 Stores Will Accept It
China Airdrops Digital Yuan Worth $3 Million — 10,000 Stores Will Accept It
Top US Banking Regulator Reveals Positive Cryptocurrency Regulation Coming in Weeks
Top US Banking Regulator Reveals Positive Cryptocurrency Regulation Coming in Weeks
Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Paul Tudor Jones Expects Bitcoin's Market Cap to Grow Beyond $500 Billion
Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Paul Tudor Jones Expects Bitcoin's Market Cap to Grow Beyond $500 Billion
Crypto-Friendly Travel Site Travala Posts 503% Revenue Increase, 72% of Bookings Paid With Cryptocurrencies
Crypto-Friendly Travel Site Travala Posts 503% Revenue Increase, 72% of Bookings Paid With Cryptocurrencies
Microstrategy Buys More Bitcoin, Now Holding BTC Worth Over $780 Million in Treasury
Microstrategy Buys More Bitcoin, Now Holding BTC Worth Over $780 Million in Treasury
Equity Strategist Says Crypto Has a Place in Portfolios, Bitcoin Price to Reach $50,000 in 2021
Equity Strategist Says Crypto Has a Place in Portfolios, Bitcoin Price to Reach $50,000 in 2021
Blackrock CEO Larry Fink: Bitcoin Makes US Dollar Less Relevant, Can Evolve Into a Global Market
Blackrock CEO Larry Fink: Bitcoin Makes US Dollar Less Relevant, Can Evolve Into a Global Market
Alliance Bernstein Tells Clients Bitcoin Has a Role in Asset Allocation
Alliance Bernstein Tells Clients Bitcoin Has a Role in Asset Allocation
Visa, Blockfi Launching Credit Card With Bitcoin Rewards — Get BTC Back on All Transactions
Visa, Blockfi Launching Credit Card With Bitcoin Rewards — Get BTC Back on All Transactions
Russia's Biggest Bank Sberbank Unveils Crypto Plans to Follow Upcoming Regulation
Russia's Biggest Bank Sberbank Unveils Crypto Plans to Follow Upcoming Regulation
Former Trump Economic Advisor and Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn Warns Bitcoin May Fail
Former Trump Economic Advisor and Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn Warns Bitcoin May Fail
Status of Second Stimulus Checks as Deadline for Government Shutdown Draws Near
Status of Second Stimulus Checks as Deadline for Government Shutdown Draws Near
ECB Chief Christine Lagarde Downplays Bitcoin's Risks to Financial Stability, Troubled by Stablecoins
ECB Chief Christine Lagarde Downplays Bitcoin's Risks to Financial Stability, Troubled by Stablecoins
Venezuelan Army Starts Mining Bitcoin for 'Unblockable Income'
Venezuelan Army Starts Mining Bitcoin for 'Unblockable Income'
Russia to Recognize Bitcoin as Property With Legal Protection
Russia to Recognize Bitcoin as Property With Legal Protection
Canadian Public Company Dumps Ethereum and Monero for Bitcoin
Canadian Public Company Dumps Ethereum and Monero for Bitcoin
Facebook's Libra Crypto Gets Ready to Launch in January as a Single Coin
Facebook's Libra Crypto Gets Ready to Launch in January as a Single Coin
All Pizza Hut Locations Accept Cryptocurrencies in Venezuela
All Pizza Hut Locations Accept Cryptocurrencies in Venezuela
Lithuania Rakes in 6.4 Million Euros From Selling Seized Cryptocurrencies
Lithuania Rakes in 6.4 Million Euros From Selling Seized Cryptocurrencies
Major Australian Investment Firm Moves From Gold to Bitcoin
Major Australian Investment Firm Moves From Gold to Bitcoin
CFTC's New Rules Cause Coinbase to Stop Offering Crypto Margin Trading
CFTC's New Rules Cause Coinbase to Stop Offering Crypto Margin Trading
John Lennon's Son Says Bitcoin Empowers People, Gives Him Optimism in Ocean of Destruction
John Lennon's Son Says Bitcoin Empowers People, Gives Him Optimism in Ocean of Destruction
Ciphertrace Files 2 Patents for Systems to Identify Criminal Monero Transactions
Ciphertrace Files 2 Patents for Systems to Identify Criminal Monero Transactions
SEC Chairman Jay Clayton Explains US Crypto Regulation, Calls Bitcoin a Store of Value
SEC Chairman Jay Clayton Explains US Crypto Regulation, Calls Bitcoin a Store of Value
Poker Site Buys $100 Million of Bitcoin Every Month to Pay Players in BTC
Poker Site Buys $100 Million of Bitcoin Every Month to Pay Players in BTC
Second Stimulus Checks: New Proposal Taps Unused Fed Funds, Lawmakers Call for Relief Now
Second Stimulus Checks: New Proposal Taps Unused Fed Funds, Lawmakers Call for Relief Now
$20 Billion in Crypto Under Custody: Coinbase Sees 'Explosion of Capital' From Institutional Investors
$20 Billion in Crypto Under Custody: Coinbase Sees 'Explosion of Capital' From Institutional Investors
Jeff Bezos-Backed African App Chipper Cash Launching Crypto Trading After Raising $30 Million
Jeff Bezos-Backed African App Chipper Cash Launching Crypto Trading After Raising $30 Million
Blackrock's Chief Investment Officer: Cryptocurrency Is Here to Stay, Bitcoin Could Replace Gold
Blackrock's Chief Investment Officer: Cryptocurrency Is Here to Stay, Bitcoin Could Replace Gold